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How to Use Domain Authority for SEO – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by Cyrus-ShepardDomain Authority is an incredibly well-known metric throughout the SEO industry, but what exactly is the right way to use it? In this week’s edition of Whiteboard Friday, we’re delighted to welcome Cyrus Shepard as he explains both what’s new with the new Domain Authority 2.0 update, and how ...

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A Comprehensive Analysis of the New Domain Authority

Posted by rjonesx.Moz’s Domain Authority is requested over 1,000,000,000 times per year, it’s referenced millions of times on the web, and it has become a veritable household name among search engine optimizers for a variety of use cases, from determining the success of a link building campaign to qualifying domains for ...

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March 1st Google Update: The Mysterious Case of the 19-Result SERPs

Posted by Dr-PeteLate last week (Feb 28 – Mar 1), we saw a sizable two-day spike in Google rankings flux, as measured by MozCast. Temperatures on Friday reached 108°F. The original temperature on Thursday was 105°F, but that was corrected down to 99°F (more on that later). Digging in on ...

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Rewriting the Beginner’s Guide to SEO, Chapter 7: Measuring, Prioritizing, & Executing SEO

Posted by BritneyMullerIt’s finally here, for your review and feedback: Chapter 7 of the new Beginner’s Guide to SEO, the last chapter. We cap off the guide with advice on how to measure, prioritize, and execute on your SEO. And if you missed them, check out the drafts of our outline, Chapter One, ...

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7 Red Flags to Watch Out For When Auditing Your Link Profile – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by KameronJenkinsFrom irrelevant, off-topic backlinks to cookie-cutter anchor text, there are more than a few clues hidden in your backlink profile that something spammy is going on. Alone they might not be something to worry about, but in conjunction, common red flags can spell trouble when you’re performing an ...

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Affordable, Stat-Based Retail Strategy For Your Agency’s Clients

Posted by MiriamEllisRetail clients are battling tough economics offline and tough competitors online. They need every bit of help your agency can give them.  I was heartened when 75 percent of the 1,400+ respondents to the Moz State of Local SEO Industry Report 2019 shared that they contribute to offline ...

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14 SEO Predictions for 2019 and Beyond, as Told by Mozzers

Posted by TheMozTeamWith the new year in full swing and an already busy first quarter, our 2019 predictions for SEO in the new year are hopping onto the scene a little late — but fashionably so, we hope. From an explosion of SERP features to increased monetization to the key ...

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Advanced Linkbuilding: How to Find the Absolute Best Publishers and Writers to Pitch

Posted by KristinTynskiIn my last post, I explained how using network visualization tools can help you massively improve your content marketing PR/Outreach strategy —understanding which news outlets have the largest syndication networks empowers your outreach team to prioritize high-syndication publications over lower syndication publications. The result? The content you are ...

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We Dipped Our Toes Into Double Featured Snippets

Posted by TheMozTeamThis post was originally published on the STAT blog. Featured snippets, a vehicle for voice search and the answers to our most pressing questions, have doubled on the SERPs — but not in the way we usually mean. This time, instead of appearing on two times the number ...

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What a Two-Tiered SERP Means for Content Strategy – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by willcritchlowIf you’re a big site competing to rank for popular head terms, where’s the best place to focus your content strategy? According to a hypothesis by the good folks at Distilled, the answer may lie in perfectly satisfying searcher intent. Click on the whiteboard image above to open ...

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